Pompeo’s Dinner with Mossad was About Egos, Not Syria Strikes
Opinion

Pompeo’s Dinner with Mossad was About Egos, Not Syria Strikes

Last Monday evening, the outgoing head of Mossad, Yossi Cohen, met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is also leaving office. They met in the prestigious Italian restaurant Cafe Milano, in Washington’s upscale Georgetown neighbourhood. The dinner was spotted by Meredith McGraw, Politico’s White House correspondent, who tweeted about it. Cohen has a reputation…

How Israel Deployed an Intelligence Deception to Justify Killing Scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh
Opinion

How Israel Deployed an Intelligence Deception to Justify Killing Scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

Israel’s Mossad has spent years on a propaganda campaign aimed at convincing the world Iran possessed a nuclear weapons program – and legitimizing its assassinations of Iranian academics. The Israeli assassination of Iranian defense official Mohsen Fakhrizadeh is being treated as a triumph of Israeli intelligence, with ubiquitous references in the New York Times and…

Horror in Beirut – Was It An Accident or a Warning?
Opinion

Horror in Beirut – Was It An Accident or a Warning?

The Establishment explanation for what occurred in Beirut’s port on August 5th is that the horrific series of explosions that killed hundreds, injured thousands and left hundreds of thousands homeless was a terrible accident that came about due to a multi-faceted failure by Lebanon’s corrupt and incompetent government. Or at least that is the prevalent…

Operation ‘Addictive Candy’: How Israel Silenced a Spy Privy to One of Its Darkest Intelligence Debacles
History

Operation ‘Addictive Candy’: How Israel Silenced a Spy Privy to One of Its Darkest Intelligence Debacles

An officer in Unit 504, which runs agents abroad, was embroiled in one of the ugliest episodes in the history of Israel’s military intelligence. Fearing he would talk, the authorities decided to ensure his voice wouldn’t be heard Loaded with tranquilizers and psychiatric drugs, he was gripped by three male nurses in white gowns, who…